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Four reasons why holidays are an essential part of life

In this 24/7 society, holidays are viewed by some as an unnecessary luxury, something to be frowned upon or to feel guilty about taking.  However, as far as I’m concerned, taking a holiday – whether it’s staying at home and … Continue reading

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Wait no more

When I was younger, I sometimes felt that I was waiting for my life to begin.  There would be a particular moment when all the stars aligned, everything would fall into place and my life proper, the life I saw … Continue reading

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What shall I do?

I frequently wake up on a Sunday morning with no real plans and as a result the day drifts.  Come early evening, lots of ideas about what I could have done keep popping into my head and I feel frustrated … Continue reading

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Congratulations!

When I started this blog, I didn’t expect anyone to even find it, let alone read it.  Consequently, I noted today with some surprise that I now have 99 followers, who at some point have felt that they might want to read my … Continue reading

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The satisfaction of a list

There’s something satisfying about writing lists, in my opinion.  I think this goes back to my childhood and memories of my mother carefully creating beautifully handwritten lists in whatever notebook she was using at the time.  I wasn’t allowed to … Continue reading

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It’s time to make a ‘to don’t ‘ list

I love notebooks and in them I write my lovely To-Do lists.  I have a whole loose-leafed book full of these lists.  There are sections such as home, work, personal, projects, menus, and now one for my list of things … Continue reading

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New horizons: the 2013 list

I’m not making New Year’s resolutions this year.  Instead I’m creating a list of the things that I plan on doing, which will hopefully nurture my body and feed my soul and make me a better person. Here is that … Continue reading

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50@50 review – numbers 1-10

As I’ve just had another birthday, I thought it would be an opportune moment to review my 50@50 list to find out how it was coming along.  Here is an update of numbers 1 to 10. 1.  Tea at the … Continue reading

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Things I thought I’d never say

I’ve joined a running club. I’d always thought I’d hated running.  I got tired, my legs ached, I was puffed out, I couldn’t keep going.  So I avoided it whilst secretly admiring those that were jogging round the streets or … Continue reading

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Crisis – what crisis?

I read a lot about men dismissing their wives’ changing behaviour and dissatisfaction as a ‘mid-life crisis’ caused by hormonal changes.  I want to give a possible take on the situation.  Obviously, what I’m going to say is a generalisation, … Continue reading

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